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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

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1081  On January - 08 birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  On this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  On January - 08 birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on January - 08.  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on this day in history.  

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on this day in history.  

1632  On January - 08 birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

1635  Luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709) was born on January - 08.  

1658  On January - 08 birth of nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix)  

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1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on January - 08.  

1735  On this day in history birth of john Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815)  

1763  On January - 08 birth of edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834)  

1767  Abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28) was born on this day in history.  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on this day in history.  

1779  On January - 08 birth of john White, composer  

1786  On this day in history birth of nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank  

1787  On this day in history birth of johann Ludwig Bohner, composer  

1788  On January - 08 birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born on this day in history.  

1788  Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on January - 08.  

1791  On this day in history birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

1792  Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) was born on January - 08.  

1805  On this day in history birth of john Bigler, American politician (d. 1871)  

1805  On this day in history birth of orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878)  

1810  Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik) was born on this day in history.  

1812  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on January - 08.  

1814  On January - 08 birth of johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist  

1814  Thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on January - 08.  

1815  George Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883 was born on January - 08.  

1815  Lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 was born on this day in history.  

1817  On this day in history birth of john Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867  

1817  On this day in history birth of sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

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0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on January - 08.  

0624  On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  On January - 08 death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on this day in history.  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on January - 08.  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on January - 08.  

1336  On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

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